REEL 13 BLOG

Bulletin Board: Desk Set at the New York Historical Society; Illeana Douglas at Film Forum; Nathaniel Dorsky at Peter Blum Gallery; and more

December 3, 2015 | Aaron Linskens

Bulletin Board: A roundup of screenings, discussions, and other film-related events Desk Set (1957) New-York Historical Society Justice in Film Series December 4 at 7:00 pm Screened as part of the Bernard and Irene Schwartz Classic Film Series, Desk Set, with its legendary duo of Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy, provides a point of ...

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Bulletin Board: The Forbidden Room; Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict; The Mirror; and more

November 20, 2015 | Aaron Linskens, Brittany Stigler

Bulletin Board: A roundup of screenings, discussions, and other film-related events STAFF FAVORITE: The Forbidden Room – Videology – November 27 8:00 PM Guy Maddin’s new fantastical film, The Forbidden Room, comes with a warning from the co-director himself: “Stay safe and enjoy!” Set up as a sort of demented matryoshka doll, ...

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Best Movies by Farr: The Graduate

January 1, 2014 | John Farr

John Farr discusses one of the signature films of the 1960s, directed by Mike Nichols. The Graduate (1967) What It's About: A model son and newly minted college graduate, Ben Braddock (Dustin Hoffman) is proudly paraded around his parents' friends, who congratulate him heartily. But inside, Ben feels numb. He soon gets ...

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